Use digital thermometers, not mercury. Dispose of mercury thermometers at the community hazardous waste collection site.
Protect your child from lead. Don’t sand leaded paint. If you can’t cover it, talk with the county lead abatement office or a qualified contractor.
Use less toxic household cleaners. Check what you’re using against a site like the Good Guide here. Clean with vinegar, lemon juice, and baking powder instead of bleach and ammonia.
Ventilate the house and keep it free of dust and tobacco smoke. Particle board furniture, carpeting and glues can off-gas harmful vapors. Avoid using pesticide sprays and foggers. Clean up food crumbs, plug entrances, use traps and bait.
Protect your child from excessive sun exposure with hats and coverups and sunscreen.